Master of Workplace and Employment Law
Course code: 3382 ~ Course abbreviation: MasterWkpl&EmpLaw ~ Total credit points required: 48 ~ 1 year full-time, 2 years part-time ~ Managing faculty: Law
Study mode and course location
On campus (Melbourne city)
The Master of Workplace and Employment Law is designed to provide graduates from non-law disciplines with a thorough grounding in labour law and is relevant for those working or who aim to work in the area of workplace and employment law or a related area.
The Master of Workplace and Employment Law caters for the needs of graduates in disciplines other than law who have an interest in the study of workplace, employment and labour law at an advanced level. It provides a formal course of training for non-law graduates working in law-related fields (eg industrial relations practitioners, human resource practitioners, industrial officers, management personnel etc).
The course comprises eight course work units, each worth six points. Candidates with a degree in a discipline other than law or candidates with a law degree from a non-Australian jurisdiction will be required to complete the unit LAW7212 (Australian legal system).
Candidates must complete five units offered as part of the Master of Laws specialising in workplace and employment law. The remaining three units may be taken from any units offered in the masters coursework program. Alternatively, students can elect one of the following options:
The units in the specialisation will be those which are specified from time to time by the faculty board on the recommendation of the Postgraduate Studies Committee of the faculty. For further information regarding specialisations, visit http://www.law.monash.edu.au/postgraduate/units-specialisations.html.